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A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Fraud, bribery and corruption

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 4 2012

David Green CB QC has started his role as the new Director of the SFO

Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 4 2012

The SEC has secured a substantial settlement from three men involved in an insider trading case brought against a corporate lawyer, a middle man and a Wall Street trader

How will the US "galleon" insider dealing cases impact the FSA's approach?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 17 2011

Last month, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) secured a record sentence against Raj Rajaratnam the founder of Galleon hedge fund, of eleven years for insider dealing

Morrison v National Australia Bank

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 1 2010

In a decision of great significance to non-US issuers and their shareholders, the US Supreme Court has clarified and restricted the extra-territorial application of the anti-fraud provisions of US federal securities laws

Financial crisis: litigation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 15 2008

It is inevitable that in such a dramatic and fast-changing economic landscape, commercial counterparties are urgently considering whether and how they can protect their rights by litigation

Contentious and regulatory issues in 2008

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 14 2008

Litigation is growing in England, as it is in the US, as investors and counterparties seek to recover losses sustained in the credit crunch